But with the help of a sighted guide, Amar became the first blind contestant to appear on MasterChef and even made it to the semi-finals. I remember waking up and the smell of my mum’s food would make my stomach churn – things like chicken curry, chapatis, spiced cucumber raita, samosas, kebabs, and rice. But now I have her on Facetime [while I’m cooking], and she’ll look down at my pan and I’ll ask her, ‘How it is? “My mum never wanted me to go on MasterChef, because she said, ‘Look son – you’re blind. SIGN UPAnna Lewis News Editor Anna Lewis is the News Editor at Delish UK, which means she’s always either writing about food, cooking food or eating food.
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